Center for Sustainable Communities News

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The Center for Sustainable Communities’ Envisioning an Anti-Racist Sustainable Philly webinar will promote equitable practices and support solutions to pressing social and environmental justice issues. Learn more about the event’s content and register to attend here.

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A recent publication provides new evidence of drivers influencing the spatial distribution of invasive disease species. Traditionally, scientists have used environmental data such as temperature, precipitation or vegetation to predict the area occupied by a given species.

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A new report from the College of Liberal Arts’ Center for Sustainable Communities highlights the important role of infrastructure in shaping issues of equity and well-being across urban and rural communities.

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Indiana University Bloomington Distinguished Professor Eduardo S. Brondizio recently visited CLA to speak about his research into the changing rural-urban divide in the Amazon region.

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Yale University Professor Karen Seto recently shared takeaways for urban areas from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Fifth Assessment Report with CLA students.

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